Archive for 'Misc'

Microsoft’s .NET Core headed to the Raspberry Pi 3

A build of the .NET Core framework for the Raspberry Pi 3 is now available on Github. There are also plans to provide ARM32 support later this year for Samsung’s Tizen operating system. Source: Microsoft’s .NET Core headed to the Raspberry Pi 3

¿Por qué los tranques (cierres) en dominó tienen que dar par?

Tranque a 6

Esto es una explicación algo rebuscada de porqué la suma de las fichas restantes, luego de un traque (o cierre), en un juego de dominó, siempre debe dar par. (more…)

Enabling additional command prompt fonts

Command Prompt Fonts

I’ve always wondered why there are so few fonts available for the command prompt, knowing that I have many mono-spaced fonts installed. So, doing some research (yes, googling) I found this trick: Stupid Geek Tricks: Enable More Fonts for the Windows Command Prompt As with many cool configuration tricks in Windows, it involves editing the […]

Brainfuck compiler, interpreter and debugger written in VB.NET

Why? Well, why not? If you don’t know what Brainfuck is, well, it might very well be the most popular and well know of the esoteric programming languages. I had originally developed this piece of complete uselessness and utterly nonsense before Microsoft released the .NET framework. I remember this being the very first VB6 program […]

Compiling libcaca for Windows using Visual Studio 2012

As the authors describe it, “libcaca is a graphics library that outputs text instead of pixels, so that it can work on older video cards or text terminals“. I’ve always been fascinated by console-based applications and the ingenuity that some programmers have demonstrated when trying to provide a usable and attractive UI through ASCII characters. […]